Jang’s prison epiphan
There is something about prison that is illuminating and revealing. Imagine the number of politicians that went to prison and became humane in their attit [...]
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has advocated increased synergy between Nigerian universities and the oil and gas industry to harness the gains of the Nigerian content agenda in the sector.
Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the 23rd, 24th and 25th Convocation Lecture of the [...]
As parts of efforts of improving the ease of doing business in the country, the federal government has partnered the United Nations to develop an online investment portal that will increase investment inflows into the country.
Speaking at the launch of the portal tagged ‘iGuide Nigeria,’ the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Inves [...]
The Niger State Government has allocated N193 million to sustain a Cash Transfer Programme, CTP, initiated by the United Nations International Children Fund, UNICEF, to boost girl-child enrolment in primary schools.
Niger State Coordinator of CTP, Mr. Idris Arzika, stated this at a UNICEF Interactive Media Dialogue in Sokoto where he disc [...]
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, last Friday, lifted the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales, SMIS, of the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market with the sum of $293m.
A statement from the Bank’s Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, confirming the figures, indicated that the sum, as in previ [...]
A coalition of civil society organisations, would this Monday observe it as a National Day of Mourning for lives lost to violent killings in Nigeria
A statement by Abiodun Bayewu, "This call for a National Day of Mourning comes at a time when virtually all states of our country have been beset by violent killings with impunity.< [...]
Presidential aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu, has promised to deliver “economic” restructuring of Nigeria along the six geopolitical zones of the country, if elected in 2019.
Speaking at a town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Awka, capital of Anambra State, Prof. Moghalu said restructuring the country along the geopolitic [...]
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has disclosed that the state has lost a whopping $500 million investment as a result of security challenges.
Governor Ortom stated this in Makurdi, last week, while declaring open the North Central African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, sensitization and consultation in the six geo-political zones.< [...]
Governor Ugwuanyi Progressive Movement, GUPM Abuja Chapter, has endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the 2019 elections because of his numerous achievements.
In a Press briefing in Abuja last week, Jude Aninta pointed to the development strides of the governor in Enugu State, saying that with successes so far recorded in the first tenur [...]
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